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John Carter Brown Library - Paraguay Collection

The books in the John Carter Brown Library with Paraquayian imprints are only 6, but those 6 represent a small but world-renowned collection of printed books produced in the Jesuit missions of Paraguay. Of the nine surviving books printed in the missions, the John Carter Brown Library owns more than any other library in the world. A handful of manuscripts have also survived and may be found today at libraries in Spain, England, Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil. The JCB recently acquired a manuscript in the Guarani language and with this recent acquisition, the John Carter Brown Library became the world’s premiere institution for the study of the Guarani language and the Jesuit missions.

One book is listed below, the other five books are included in the Indigenous Languages collection.